2018 GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST
The James K. Polk Museum Shop (in the Sisters' House at 305 W. 7th Street) will again host a gingerbread house contest. This year's entry divisions and winners' prizes are:
Child (ages 11 and younger)- $50 prize
Youth (ages 12-17)- $50 prize
Adult (ages 18 and older)- $100 prize
Family or Group- $100 prize.
The contest guidelines are listed below. If you have questions or need additional information, please call (931) 388-2354.
1) Entries must be at least 50% gingerbread. All components except the base must be edible.
2) Entries must be freestanding on a base no larger than 24" x 18". Houses may not be taller than 24".
3) Entries should be delivered to the Museum Shop on December 5 or 6 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Winners will be announced on December 7. The houses will be on display December 7-9 (Friday-Sunday). They may be picked up on December 10 or later that week.
4) Contestants should include the following information with their entries: name, entry division, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.